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American Heart Association Intern, Development & Community Events-Little Rock, AR in Little Rock, Arkansas


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association’s Internship Program provides college students an opportunity for hands-on experience in various facets of event planning and implementation, volunteer management, and community outreach. It will offer experience in the use of current business and development technologies, including the use of a computer and software applications. Our internships offer the opportunity to gain professional experience with a national non-profit organization, further develop communication and presentation skills, and experience skills in team collaboration and customer service.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization, and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn , Instagram , Facebook , X (formerly Twitter) , and at

Internship Overview:

  • Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: 1/16/24 – 5/3/24

  • Hybrid position. Must live in the Little Rock, AR region.

  • Salary $23/hr salary

Internship Outcomes:

Individuals participating in the internship program are provided with an opportunity to:

  • Gain important and practical job skills to be successful in a non-profit environment.

  • Opportunity to explore a career path with a reputable voluntary health/service organization.

  • Gain experience in the professional world while learning about board management.

  • Complete an internship that enriches your academic and professional resume as well as enriching your personal life by making a difference in the lives of others.


Tasks could include things like the following:

  • Responsibilities include assisting with the development and implementation of fundraising activities, programming, and logistics for events including Heart Walk, Go Red for Woman, and Heart Balls. Heart Walk Company and Team Coach Visits to provide fundraising strategies and tools for success. Virtual and in-person.

  • Volunteer recruitment and management for all core campaigns and cultivation events.

  • Assistance with pre-event planning, day of execution, and event wrap-up projects related to any of the events listed above.

  • Helping with follow-up calls and reaching out to prospects.

  • Work cohesively with vendors by supporting pre-event communications, managing, and organizing vendor databases, and being their point of contact during events.

  • Assisting administrative staff with tasks such as printing, collating, thank you cards, etc.


  • Effective oral, written, and presentation communication skills.

  • Ability to work professionally with colleagues and professional volunteers.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities involving multiple entities.

  • Meeting management and event management including set up, outlook invitations, copies, catering, logistics, and meeting minutes.

  • Knowledge of business letter writing format, style, and protocol

  • Intermediate use of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, and PowerPoint

  • Minimum availability of 20 hrs./wk., M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm, with additional weekday evening events, and some weekend events TBD.

  • Required Equipment: Reliable Wi-Fi Connection

  • Must have reliable transportation.

  • Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship, now or in the future. For any roles working remotely, the work must also be performed inside the United States, not in a foreign country.

Compensation & Benefits

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  • Compensation and Performance – Attracting talented, committed interns means offering competitive compensation, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Location US-AR-Little Rock

Posted Date 1 month ago (10/23/2023 6:11 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-11602

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Part Time

Location: AR-Little Rock